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Registered Nurse/RN – Cardiovascular Telemetry
 
 
 
Company: NURSENT   Category: Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 08-19-04   Location: Arizona - Phoenix
Job Status:Full Time   
 
 
Arizona, Phoenix - Nursent helps RNs find permanent staff positions with medical facilities nationwide. Why search job postings yourself when our Nurse Recruiter can do it for you? We’ll even call facilities you choose to create an opportunity specifically for you—all with no cost to you. Learn more at our website www.nursent.com .



Qualifications:

Requires current AZ RN license or other compact state RN license. Current telemetry experience is strongly preferred, however, new graduates will be considered on an individual basis. Must possess highly developed interpersonal skills and demonstrate behaviors consistent with those identified as the hospital's service standards.



Job Description:


This position serves as base unit staff for the Cardiovascular Telemetry Unit. Incumbents will use specialized knowledge, judgment and nursing skills based upon the principles of biological, physical and social sciences to facilitate patient's achievement of optimum health status. Provides leadership and coordination to the healthcare team and will maintain standards of professional skills.



Unit description:


The cardiovascular telemetry units are divided into three subspecialties:

ß Medical Cardiology – patients who are post acute MI, suffer from unstable angina, or patients who are post procedural with anticipated extended stays.

ß Cardiovascular Telemetry – patients who are 24-48 hours post open heart are cared for until the time of discharge. It is primarily non-teaching and the nurse’s work directly with the CV surgeons in planning the patient’s care.

ß Short Stay Interventional Unit – patients who have undergone percutaneous coronary interventions (i.e. PTCA’s, Rotobladers, Valvuplasties) and percutaneous peripheral interventional procedures (i.e. Renal and Iliac stents)



Number of beds:
69 total – 4 pod each with 15 beds and 15 beds in the SSICU



Shifts available:
RN’s: all 12 hour shifts of 7a-7p and 7p-7a, 36 hour work week.
Staff utilize self scheduling to meet the unit needs. Every other weekend is the expectation, though not always necessary. Staff is hired for the entire telemetry unit.



Nursing Concept:


The total patient care concept is utilized to maintain continuity of care. Clinical pathways and case management support the nursing staff in patient care delivery.



Unique features of the unit:

Because of the large scope patient population, this unit not only provides opportunity to utilize all clinical skills, but opportunity to build new ones. We are very involved in cardiac rehabilitation for our patients and place emphasis on patient teaching. We utilize Social Service, Case Managers and patient care conferences to ensure our patient needs are met.

Benefit Highlights:

v FlexPlus Benefits gives the employee an opportunity to design a benefit package that is best for them personally and financially

v Multiple choices are available for Medical coverage, Dental coverage, Pharmacy Plan options, Vision coverage, and Life Insurance/ADD insurance


Additional benefits and options include:

v Personal Legal services

v Homeowner’s, Renter’s and Auto Insurance

v Supplemental Intensive Care Insurance

v Cancer Insurance

v Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts

v Tuition Reimbursement up to $2,000 per year

v Employee Healthy Options Rewards

v Employee Assistance Program

v Concierge Services

v Short and Long Term Disability Plans

v Paid Time Off Programs with cash out options

v 401(k) plan with immediate 100% vesting

v Discount rates on new automobiles

v Rebates for new home loans or refinancing home loans

v Wireless phone discount program



To apply for this job please visit www.nursent.com . If this job isn’t right for you, please see all our jobs at www.nursent.com. We have facilities under contract in over 20 states. Call, e-mail, or chat on-line with our nurse recruiter to get more information with no cost or obligation. We never charge nurses a fee for our services.



We represent registered nurses of all specialties including med/surg (M/S); critical care, ICU, CCU, telemetry, emergency (ED/ER), labor & delivery (L&D); post partum, neonatal, NICU, PICU, pediatric, operating room (OR); PACU, cardiac, cath lab, CVOR, CVICU, step down, dialysis, endoscopy, oncology, transplant, etc.

 
 
 
 
 
Contact Information
Contact:Karen DeLavan
karen@nursent.com
Company: NURSENT
Phone: 877-866-1881
Fax: 972-907-8166
 
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